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Valmont Industries, Inc. Quality Assurance Inspector in Claxton, Georgia

674 Industrial Park Drive Claxton Georgia 30417

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

A Brief Summary of This Position

This position is an individual contributor role that is responsible for analyzing and interpreting prints, data, manuals, and other materials to determine specifications, identify pole errors, inspection and testing procedures, for work being performed on all concrete poles. This includes recording inspection or testing data such as weights, temperatures, grades, or moisture content, and quantities inspected or graded. This position is also responsible to perform visual, dimensional, ultrasonic and magnetic particle testing to verify product to drawings and customer specifications.

Essential Functions

  • Inspect product for compliance with ASTM 123.

  • Must be able to measure dimensions of products to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers.

  • Inspect Product in accordance with Valmont WI-10.16.

  • Responsible for inspecting, testing, concrete sampling, moisture testing, conduct cosmetics work/profiling or measuring materials, products, installations, or work for conformance to specifications.

  • Post Galvanizing toe Crack Inspection.

  • Inspect product to assure compliance with any customer specific requirements.

  • Photograph specific loads per customer and Valmont criteria.

  • Complete required inspection documentation.

  • Incumbent must be able to perform moisture testing, check cages, read drawings. Verify demolding process, check profiles and mark poles with correct information.

  • Checking static work and be able to break test cylinders and record data as well as collect and record strand coil data.

  • Must be able to verify strand elongation per the engineered specifications on each pole and perform a wall thickness profile per SOP specification.

  • Be able to perform a wall thickness profile per SOP specification along with a layout in a mold per engineered drawings.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years’ previous Quality Control experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and identify pole errors

  • Possess working knowledge of welding processes, certification codes and standards, blueprint reading and shop math

  • Able to multiply, divide, add and subtract proficiently

  • Must be able to understand sufficient mathematical skills to be able to use both decimals and fractions, converting both ways

  • Ability to use both imperial and metric measuring systems

  • Able to use tape measures, micrometers, dial indicators, radius gauges and PI tapes along with other basic shop tools

  • Must be able to read and write legibly and must have computer literacy

  • Ability to work overtime as required to meet business needs

  • The ability to safely lift up to 20 pounds frequently throughout the shift

  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • ASQ Quality Inspector certification

  • ACI Certification preferred

  • Current welding qualification

  • Ability to pass the Certified Quality Inspector (CQI) accreditation from the American Society for Quality (ASQ-CQI) within the first three years from starting the position

Educational Background

Must have sufficient mathematical skills to be able to use both decimals and fractions, converting both ways, must able to use both Standard and Metric measuring systems. Must be able to use tape measures, micrometers, dial indicators, radius gauges and PI tapes along with other basic shop tools. Must be able to multiply, divide, add, and subtract proficiently. Must be able to read and write legibly. Must be able to run printer, CRT and Data-Myte.

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability

  • Retirement plans

  • Dependent care

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

*Due to the nature of Valmont’s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

Physical Effort

Will stand 95% of shift and bend, stoop, climb and reach over tubing and equipment 70% of the time during the shift. Little physical effort is required of this job. May do lifting 25% of the time.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Valmont is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.